Blog: Stink Bugs and how to get rid of them

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Every year when the weather starts to turn chilly, the smelly brown marmorated stink bug looks to get into a nice cozy home. As clearly stated in their name, anyone with a keen sense of smell will smell one of these guys long before you see it. To make matters worse, they like to gather in large numbers by releasing pheromones that attract others to join them - which can really make things stinky. Preventing them from getting in is pretty tough as they can get in through gaps as small as 3 millimeters. These guys aren’t picky eaters either, they are happy to eat ant plant that is in their way. The only good news is that they wont lay eggs indoors, as winter comes along they go into hibernation and by spring they are ready to head outdoors again. If you get these stinky insects this year, there are a couple things to do to get rid of them, vacuum up any that you see, use insect sticky pads and insecticides can be used.

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